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An assessment of women’s participation in agricultural production: a case study of Marange Irrigation Scheme in Zimbabwe
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
Agriculture is the chief economic activity in many rural communities and women who make up the majority of the rural dwellers play a focal role in this sector. Despite efforts aimed at promoting women’s rights and ensuring ...
Rural women as the invisible victims of militarised political violence: the case of Shurugwi district, Zimbabwe, 2000-2008
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
Zimbabwe was beset by militarised politically-inspired violence between 2000 and 2008. How that violence has been imagined in terms of its causes, memorialisation and impact has been far from conclusive. As a derivative ...
Exploring pre-and post-partum barriers to anti-retroviral therapy adherence for HIV-positive women initiated onto Option B Plus in Harare, Zimbabwe
(University of the Western cape, 2016)
Background: Zimbabwe has one of the highest HIV prevalence rates in sub-Saharan Africa, with the adult prevalence rate at 15%. The HIV prevalence is highest among adult women, at 18%. Mother-to-child transmission is the ...